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Vote Arts, Culture and Heritage Cultural Diplomacy International Programme

Scope

Management and delivery of an international cultural diplomacy programme through a series of projects and activities primarily focussed on Asia and in locations where New Zealand is pursuing free trade agreements.

What we delivered

This output expense supports our achievement of our outcomes and impacts set out above. This output contributes to the following impact:

  • Our culture inspires positive changes in communities, the economy, and the environment.

During 2014/15 we:

  • Provided high-quality advice to the Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage on the Cultural Diplomacy International Programme; and
  • Managed the Cultural Diplomacy International Programme to achieve desired outcomes.

How well we delivered it

This section provides an assessment of our delivery against the performance measures set out in the Information Supporting the Estimates for 2014/15.

Performance measures

Actual performance 2014

Budget standard

2015

Actual performance 2015

Number of approved projects completed

5

3

5

Ministerial satisfaction with the quality and timeliness of advice is consistently high

85%

80%

No feedback was provided

Extent to which desired outcomes for projects completed in this period have been achieved

New measure

80%

90%

Cultural diplomacy international programme (CDP)

Five CDIP projects were completed during 2014/15:

  • Edinburgh Festivals – leveraging New Zealand’s cultural showcase at Edinburgh in 2014
  • Hosting of Tanzanian athletes in lead up to Commonwealth Games
  • New Zealand’s Guest of Honour programme at 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition
  • 2015 Cricket World Cup offshore leveraging activities
  • Tuku Iho Exhibition in Santiago

Financial performance

 

Actual

2014

$000

Budget* 2015

$000

Revised Budget* 2015

$000

Actual

2015

$000

Revenue Crown

619

219

489

489

Revenue other

-

-

-

-

Total revenue

619

219

489

489

Total expenses

325

219

489

477

Surplus/(deficit)

294

-

-

12

  • The statement of accounting policies provides explanations of these figures which are not subject to audit.

Updated on 3rd December 2015